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Synonyms of 'pathos'

(noun) 
Definition
the power, for example in literature, of arousing feelings of pity or sorrow
the pathos of his hopeless situation
Synonyms
sadness
It is with a mixture of sadness and joy that I say farewell.
,
poignancy
the poignancy of their doomed love affair
,
plaintiveness
,
pitifulness
,
pitiableness

Additional synonyms

in the sense of poignancy
the poignancy of their doomed love affair
Synonyms
emotionalism,
plaintiveness,
evocativeness,
piteousness

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